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Author Sadasivam, S., Dr.

Title Molecular host plant resistance to pests / S. Sadasivam, B. Thayumanavan
Published New York : Marcel Dekker, ©2003


Description 1 online resource (viii, 479 pages) : illustrations
Series Books in soils, plants, and the environment
Books in soils, plants, and the environment.
Contents Preface; Contents; Introduction; Morphological and Phenological Features; Nonprotein Amino Acids; Lectins; Enzyme Inhibitors; Cyanogenic Glycosides; Glucosinolates; Alkaloids; Phenolics; Terpenoids; Other Compounds: Epicuticular Lipids, Naphthoquinones, Acetogenins, Polyacetylenes, and Chromenes; Signaling and Insect-Inducible Compounds in Plants; Plant Resistance from a Sustainable Agricultural and Environmental Perspective; Index
Summary Sadasivam and Thayumanavan (both of the Center for Plant Molecular Biology, Tamil Nadu Agricultural U., India) catalogue known information regarding plant-borne chemicals that seem to be associated with pest resistance. They cover chemical structures, biosynthesis, bioactivity, mechanism of action
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Print version record
Subject Plants -- Disease and pest resistance.
Plant immunochemistry.
Plant-pathogen relationships.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- General.
Plant immunochemistry
Plant-pathogen relationships
Plants -- Disease and pest resistance
Form Electronic book
Author Thayumanavan, B
ISBN 0824756169